CAD http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8227/more en Injection Molding Design Guide--The Applications and Technologies of Injection Molding http://machinedesign.com/cad/injection-molding-design-guide-applications-and-technologies-injection-molding <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Quickparts Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to effectively design your files to optimize performance of our Injection Molding process. Injection Mold Tooling is</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/injection-molding-design-guide-applications-and-technologies-injection-molding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/injection-molding-design-guide-applications-and-technologies-injection-molding#comments CAD White Papers Metals Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:29:00 +0000 38991 at http://machinedesign.com Rapid Manufacturing SLS® Design Guide--Applications and Technologies of Selective Laser Sintering http://machinedesign.com/cad/rapid-manufacturing-sls-design-guide-applications-and-technologies-selective-laser-sintering <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Quickparts Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Selective Laser Sintering (SLS®) is the rapid prototyping technology of choice for a range of functional prototype applications, including</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/rapid-manufacturing-sls-design-guide-applications-and-technologies-selective-laser-sintering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/rapid-manufacturing-sls-design-guide-applications-and-technologies-selective-laser-sintering#comments 3D Printing CAD White Papers Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:24:00 +0000 38981 at http://machinedesign.com Guide to Prototyping Die-Cast Parts--Applications and Technologies of Die-Cast Prototyping http://machinedesign.com/cad/guide-prototyping-die-cast-parts-applications-and-technologies-die-cast-prototyping <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Quickparts Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Die-casting is a very popular manufacturing method. It can create components with the strength required for structural applications and with the surface finish required for aesthetic applications</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/guide-prototyping-die-cast-parts-applications-and-technologies-die-cast-prototyping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/guide-prototyping-die-cast-parts-applications-and-technologies-die-cast-prototyping#comments 3D Printing CAD White Papers Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:13:00 +0000 38971 at http://machinedesign.com On location: What we saw at PTC Live Global 2014 last week http://machinedesign.com/cad/location-what-we-saw-ptc-live-global-2014-last-week <div class="node-body gallery-body">Live Global is the annual event of software company PTC — to give engineers a chance to network and get training. Here's some of what we saw at the show — including presentations of the new version of Creo and another tool called ThingWorx.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/location-what-we-saw-ptc-live-global-2014-last-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/location-what-we-saw-ptc-live-global-2014-last-week#comments CAD Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:17:00 +0000 38731 at http://machinedesign.com <p>At the Live Global event, attendees got the first look at PTC Creo 3.0, PTC&rsquo;s flagship design software.&nbsp; They also got to give the updated software a test drive, and compete in software-user faceoff as well. Here, the Monday keynote address gets underway.</p> FEA Exercise: How to Analyze a Simple Dynamic Load http://machinedesign.com/cad/fea-exercise-how-analyze-simple-dynamic-load <div class="field-byline"> Fred Jensen | Edited by Elisabeth Eitel </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A recent LLW-disposal job made for an interesting case study. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/fea-exercise-how-analyze-simple-dynamic-load" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/fea-exercise-how-analyze-simple-dynamic-load#comments CAD FEA and Simulation Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:48:00 +0000 38191 at http://machinedesign.com How to Get from 3D CAD to 3D rendering http://machinedesign.com/cad/how-get-3d-cad-3d-rendering <div class="field-byline"> Phil Szczepaniak, 3deeit Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Many 3D part designs eventually end up being depicted as rendered animations and finished artistic images. Here’s how the transition takes place. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Manufacturers increasingly find it advantageous to render computer-aided design (CAD) models of engineered parts and assemblies into technical animations and photo-realistic movies. These technical animations are becoming required tools for companies...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/how-get-3d-cad-3d-rendering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/how-get-3d-cad-3d-rendering#comments CAD Sat, 31 May 2014 20:56:00 +0000 37991 at http://machinedesign.com Software Review: Updated Hypertherm ProNest CAD/CAM Software http://machinedesign.com/cad/software-review-updated-hypertherm-pronest-cadcam-software <div class="node-body article-body">An update to Hypertherm’s ProNest CAD/CAM software is now available to make it easier for engineers fabricating or cutting metal to boost productivity and the quality of cuts in shipbuilding, manufacturing, automotive, and other applications. The update is free to customers with a current ProNest subscription; simply login to the Knowledge Base at hyperthermcam.com and download it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/software-review-updated-hypertherm-pronest-cadcam-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/software-review-updated-hypertherm-pronest-cadcam-software#comments CAD Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:49:00 +0000 37131 at http://machinedesign.com Motion-control software http://machinedesign.com/cad/motion-control-software <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2014/04/Elmo-EASII-Software.png" style="width: 150px; height: 198px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin: 5px; float: right;" />EASII: Precision Motion in Minutes, The Latest Elmo Application Studio is second-generation software that &ldquo;walks users through&rdquo; a machine&rsquo;s motion-control implementation.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/motion-control-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/motion-control-software#comments CAD Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:38:00 +0000 36831 at http://machinedesign.com 12 Key Considerations in Enclosure Thermal Design… A High-Level ‘How To’ Guide http://machinedesign.com/cad/12-key-considerations-enclosure-thermal-design-high-level-how-guide <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A natural focus when designing an electronics product is, well the electronics. The electronics itself however, needs to</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/12-key-considerations-enclosure-thermal-design-high-level-how-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/12-key-considerations-enclosure-thermal-design-high-level-how-guide#comments CAD White Papers Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:52:00 +0000 36061 at http://machinedesign.com Structure Function – The Bridge of Thermal Measurement and Thermal Simulation http://machinedesign.com/cad/structure-function-bridge-thermal-measurement-and-thermal-simulation <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thermal simulators are capable of running 3D thermal analysis with a high degree of accuracy. However, in order to truly</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/structure-function-bridge-thermal-measurement-and-thermal-simulation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/structure-function-bridge-thermal-measurement-and-thermal-simulation#comments CAD White Papers Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:43:00 +0000 36051 at http://machinedesign.com